QPS: Local Peace Grants and Loxley Award
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This page has information about the next round of Quaker Peace & Service Aotearoa / New Zealand's Local Peace Grants, and the 2009 Loxley Award - the deadline for applications to both is 31 October 2008.
Quaker Peace & Service Aotearoa / New Zealand invites applications for grants of up to $500 to assist with non-violent local peace work anywhere within Aotearoa-New Zealand. The deadline is 31 October 2008 (allow four weeks for notification of decision).
- applicants need not be Quakers;
- reference is given to work which is innovative in content or starting up. It could be a one-off occasion (constructing a mobile peace stall; printing / advertising; inter-faith peace conference; peace / green fair; non-violence training day) or for a longer project (eg. restorative justice; a new organisation);
- grants are decided twice a year (deadlines are 30 April and 31 October).
Application forms / enquiries: Local Peace Grants, QPSANZ, Friends (Quaker) Meeting House, 72 Cresswell Avenue, Christchurch 8061, by email, or from the Quaker Peace & Service web page - the flier advertising the Local Peace grants is here with the application form here.
Quaker Peace & Service Aotearoa/New Zealand invites applications for the 2009 Loxley Award - a grant of up to $10,000 established to assist New Zealand Quakers or non-Quakers to undertake a study programme or project of their choosing, in New Zealand or abroad, which promotes understanding of peace, justice and environmental issues. Applications close on 31st October 2008.
The first award given in 2008 supported a project to record the experiences of women who had come to New Zealand from the Middle East and New Zealand women who had lived in the Middle East.
Information and application forms are available from QPSANZ, Friends (Quaker) Meeting House, 72 Cresswell Avenue, Christchurch 8061, by email, from your nearest Quaker Meeting, or from the Quaker Peace & Service web page - the flier advertising the Loxley Award is here, with further information and the application form here.